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Garrowby Hill Top and Garrowby Wold

Round Barrow(s)

Also known as:
  • Bishop Wilton Wold

Nearest Town:Norton (15km NNW)
OS Ref (GB):   SE808567 / Sheet: 106
Latitude:53° 59' 58.96" N
Longitude:   0° 46' 1.94" W

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Bronze age burial mounds saved as farmer signs up for stewardship scheme

Two ancient mounds which may contain the remains of farmers who worked the land 4,000 years ago have been saved for posterity... continues...
moss Posted by moss
8th July 2010ce


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The other nearby barrows are Cot Nab Farm SE813567 and South Wold Farm SE821570. None of which I could see during a 'drive by' due to the hedge and the fields being in crop (wheat) Posted by CARL
8th August 2017ce

This is the highest point on the Yorkshire Wolds. There are plenty of round barrows here, and Bronze age boundary dykes and 'Roman' roads cross the area. Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
29th June 2008ce


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Art in the Picture

Okay so it doesn't show the barrows, but David Hockney's painting of Garrowby Hill gives a flavour of the landscape where they were constructed.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
29th June 2008ce